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Re: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation

20170924 Magellan Expedition Replenishing Supplies at Rio Santa Cruz On this day, 497 years ago, the four remaining ships of the Magellan Expedition are pausing at the Rio Santa Cruz. Google Earth gives the center of the mouth of Rio Santa Cruz as 50 degrees 7 minutes South, and 68 degrees, 20 minut...
by tahanson43206
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:28 am
 
Forum: How to build a civilization from scratch on another world?
Topic: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation
Replies: 66
Views: 8120

Re: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith

20170924 Pages 1008-1012 Book Five Of the Revenue of the Sovereign or Commonwealth Chapter 3 Of Public Debts In these pages Mr. Smith continues discussion of the difficulty of retiring public debt. In this set of pages, Mr. Smith introduces the time honored expedient of debasing the currency as a wa...
by tahanson43206
Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:27 am
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith
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Views: 11006

Re: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum

20170923 Reference #1, Page 20, Paragraph 3 In this paragraph, Dr. Dartnell continues development of a nightmare scenario, and he cites the disorder that occurred in Louisiana in the USA after Hurricane Katrina, in 2005. While I understand the potential for loss of the social contract under circumst...
by tahanson43206
Sat Sep 23, 2017 12:48 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum
Replies: 90
Views: 11327

Re: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation

20170916 Magellan Expedition Arrived at Rio Santa Cruz On this day, 497 years ago, the four remaining ships of the Magellan Expedition reached the mouth of Rio Santa Cruz. Google Earth gives the center of the mouth of Rio Santa Cruz as 50 degrees 7 minutes South, and 68 degrees, 20 minutes West. htt...
by tahanson43206
Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:04 am
 
Forum: How to build a civilization from scratch on another world?
Topic: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation
Replies: 66
Views: 8120

Re: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith

20170916 Pages 1004-1008 Book Five Of the Revenue of the Sovereign or Commonwealth Chapter 3 Of Public Debts In these pages Mr. Smith continues discussion of the difficulty of retiring public debt. My sense of this discussion is that Mr. Smith is arguing with his his peers, or with those who are man...
by tahanson43206
Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:02 am
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith
Replies: 80
Views: 11006

Re: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum

20170916 Reference #1, Page 20, Paragraph 2 In this paragraph, Dr. Dartnell takes up the “social contract”, which is pretty clearly under duress in the circumstances of hurricane destruction in the Caribbean islands and the Southern and Eastern coasts of the United States. While I recognize the accu...
by tahanson43206
Sun Sep 17, 2017 1:01 am
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum
Replies: 90
Views: 11327

Re: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum

20170909 Reference #1, Page 20, Paragraph 1 Because Hurricane Irma is very much an ongoing destructive force on this day in 2017, I find Dr. Dartnell's discussion of human nature and the possible need to set aside scruples and to engage in looting to be quite pertinent. I note that headlines offered...
by tahanson43206
Sat Sep 09, 2017 6:47 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum
Replies: 90
Views: 11327

Re: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation

20170909 Magellan Expedition En Route to Rio Santa Cruz On this day, 497 years ago, the four remaining ships of the Magellan Expedition are en route from their winter shelter at Puerto San Julian to the mouth of Rio Santa Cruz. Google Earth gives the center of the mouth of Rio Santa Cruz as 50 degre...
by tahanson43206
Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:47 pm
 
Forum: How to build a civilization from scratch on another world?
Topic: 20160920 Magellan Space City Designer Planet Simulation
Replies: 66
Views: 8120

Re: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith

20170909 Pages 999-1003 Book Five Of the Revenue of the Sovereign or Commonwealth Chapter 3 Of Public Debts In these pages Mr. Smith continues discussion of the difficulty of retiring public debt. On page 1002, he argues with an unnamed author who apparently believes that capital loaned to a governm...
by tahanson43206
Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:46 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160413 Variations on a theme of Adam Smith
Replies: 80
Views: 11006

Re: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum

20170909 This is a stub for a weekly update.
by tahanson43206
Sat Sep 09, 2017 1:45 pm
 
Forum: New members
Topic: 20160208 Vision Author Culture on Knowledge Forum
Replies: 90
Views: 11327
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